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The Sable Quean (Redwall) by Brian Jacques

The Sable Quean (Redwall)

by Brian Jacques

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  • Feb 2010
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He appears out of thin air and vanishes just as quickly. He is Zwilt the Shade, and he is evil. Yet he is no match for his ruler, Vilaya the Sable Quean. Along with their hordes of vermin, these two have devised a plan to conquer Redwall Abbey. And when the Dibbuns go missing, captured one by one, their plan is revealed.

Will the Redwallers risk the fate of their Abbey and all of Mossflower Wood to save their precious young ones from imprisonment? Perhaps Buckler, Blademaster of the Long Patrol, can save the day. He has a score of his own to settle. And fear not, these Dibbuns are not as innocent as they appear. After all, they’re from Redwall.

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"Tweens and young teens will line up for it, and multiple copies will not go unread. No doubt freshly infected hordes will want to snap up as many previous titles as they can lay their hands on." - VOYA

"Side stories and alternating characters’ experiences add intrigue, suspense, and depth to an absorbing, sure-to-be-requested read. Grades 5-8. " - Booklist

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The Sable Quean is a fabulous novel. As no expert or critique in literature, this is entirely my own opinion. I read the book when I was in 5th grade and enjoyed it thoroughly. I personally loved the language and dialects used by the characters. I feel this book can really teach good morals to children since there are so many kind examples in the novel.

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Brian Jacques Author Biography

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"I sometimes think it ironic for an ex-seaman, longshoreman, truck driver, policeman, bus driver, etc., to find success writing children's novels," says Brian Jacques (pronounced "Jakes"). Yet it is all too true. With the publication of his first children's book in 1987, the award-winning Redwall, Jacques' fresh talent has received exceptionalpraise from reviewers in the United States and England. Newbery Award winner Lloyd Alexander called it "a fine work, literate, witty, filled with the excitement of genuine storytelling. Young people will surely be captivated. I hope they give their elders a chance to share the delights." The Redwall series consists of 23 books, including Martin the Warrior, Mossflower, Salamandastron, The Taggerung, and the last book in the series, ...

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Brian Jacques: jakes (rhymes with makes)

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